RP3: Designated Utilities

The American Public Power Association’s Reliable Public Power Provider program recognizes utilities that demonstrate high proficiency in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Below is a list of public power utilities that currently hold the RP3 designation. Utilities keep the RP3 designation for three years.

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Diamond Level

Austin Energy, TX (2019)
Austin Utilities, MN (2019)
Bay City Electric Light and Power, MI (2020)
Beaches Energy Services, FL (2020)
Benton PUD, WA (2018)
Blue Earth Light and Water, MN (2019)
Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, KY (2020)
Braintree Electric Light Department, MA (2018)
Brigham City Public Power, UT (2020)
Bristol Tennessee Essential Services, TN (2019)
Brownsville Public Utilities Board, TX (2020)
Bryan Municipal Utilities, OH (2019)
Bryan Texas Utilities, TX (2020)
Burbank Water and Power, CA (2018)
Carthage Water & Electric Plant, MO (2020)
City of Calhoun, GA (2018)
City of College Station, TX (2018)
City of Cuyahoga Falls Electric Department, OH (2020)
City of Fulton, MO (2020)
City of Hamilton Electric Department , OH (2020)
City of High Point Electric Utility, NC (2018)
City of New Bern, NC (2019)
City of Palo Alto Utilities, CA (2018)
City of Rock Hill, SC (2018)
City of Shelby, NC (2018)
City of Statesville Electric Utilities, NC (2020)
City of Tallahassee Electric Utility, FL (2018)
City of Wadsworth Electric and Communications, OH (2019)
City Utilities of Springfield, MO (2020)
Clark Public Utilities, WA (2020)
Clarksville Department of Electricity/CDE Lightband, TN (2020)
Cleveland Public Power, OH (2018)
Cleveland Utilities, TN (2020)
Colorado Springs Utilities, CO (2018)
Columbia Water and Light, MO (2018)
Columbus Light & Water Dept., MS (2019)
Conway Corporation, AR (2020)
CPS Energy, TX (2019)
Easton Utilities Commission, MD (2020)
Fayetteville Public Works Commission, NC (2019)
Fort Collins Light and Power, CO (2020)
Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, FL (2018)
Freeport Electric, NY (2018)
Gainesville Regional Utilities, FL (2019)
Georgetown Utility Systems, TX (2019)
Greeneville Light & Power System, TN (2018)
Greenville Utilities Commission, NC (2018)
Hannibal Board of Public Works, MO (2018)
Hillsdale Board of Public Utilities, MI (2020)
Holland Board of Public Works, MI (2019)
Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, MA (2018)
Homestead Energy Services, FL (2020)
Hudson Public Power, OH (2018)
Huntsville Utilities, AL (2019)
Imperial Irrigation District, CA (2020)
Independence Power & Light, MO (2020)
Jackson Energy Authority, TN (2020)
JEA, FL (2019)
Kaukauna Utilities, WI (2020)
Keys Energy Services, FL (2020)
Knoxville Utilities Board, TN (2018)
Lafayette Utilities System, LA (2020)
Lansing Board of Water & Light, MI (2020)
Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities, IN (2019)
Lincoln Electric System, NE (2018)
Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments, MA (2020)
Long Island Power Authority, NY (2018)
Longmont Power & Communications, CO (2020)
Loveland Water and Power, CO (2018)
Lowell Light and Power, MI (2018)
Manitowoc Public Utilities, WI (2018)
Marietta Power, GA (2020)
Marshall Municipal Utilities, MN (2020)
Marshall Municipal Utilities, MO (2020)
Marshfield Utilities, WI (2019)
Mason County PUD No. 3, WA (2020)
Massena Electric Department , NY (2020)
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, TN (2018)
Menasha Utilities, WI (2020)
Morristown Utility Systems, TN (2020)
Muscatine Power & Water, IA (2020)
Nashville Electric Service, TN (2020)
Nebraska Public Power District, NE (2020)
New Braunfels Utilities, TX (2020)
New River Light & Power Company, NC (2020)
New York Power Authority, NY (2019)
Norwich Public Utilities, CT (2018)
Ocala Electric Utility, FL (2020)
Oconomowoc Utilities, WI (2018)
Owatonna Public Utilities, MN (2019)
Owensboro Municipal Utilities, KY (2018)
Paducah Power System, KY (2020)
Peru Utilities, IN (2020)
Piqua Power System, OH (2018)
PUD #1 of Clallam County, WA (2020)
Richland Center Electric Department, WI (2018)
Ripley Power and Light Company, TN (2019)
Riverside Public Utilities, CA (2020)
Riviera Utilities, AL (2020)
Rochester Public Utilities, MN (2019)
Rocky Mount Public Utilities, NC (2020)
Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA (2018)
Salt River Project, AZ (2020)
Santee Cooper, SC (2020)
Seattle City Light, WA (2020)
Shakopee Public Utilities Commission, MN (2018)
Springfield Utility Board, OR (2020)
Sterling Municipal Light Department, MA (2018)
Tillamook People's Utility District, OR (2018)
Town of Granite Falls, NC (2018)
Tullahoma Utilities Authority, TN (2018)
Two Rivers Water & Light, WI (2018)
Vernon Public Utilities, CA (2019)
Village of Minster, OH (2020)
Waverly Utilities, IA (2018)
Westerville Electric Division, OH (2020)
Westfield Gas and Electric, MA (2020)
Willmar Municipal Utilities, MN (2020)
Wilson Energy, NC (2020)
Wisconsin Rapids Water Works & Lighting Commission, WI (2018)
Zeeland Board of Public Works, MI (2019)

Platinum Level

Alameda Municipal Power, CA (2020)
ALP Utilities, MN (2020)
Bolivar Energy Authority, TN (2020)
Borough of Chambersburg, PA (2020)
Borough of Ephrata, PA (2018)
BrightRidge, TN (2018)
BVU Authority, VA (2020)
Cedar Falls Utilities, IA (2020)
Cedarburg Light and Water Commission, WI (2019)
Central Lincoln People's Utility District, OR (2018)
City of Albemarle, NC (2018)
City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department, CA (2020)
City of Bowling Green, OH (2018)
City of Cartersville Electric System, GA (2018)
City of Clinton, SC (2018)
City of Columbus, Division of Power, OH (2020)
City of Dover Electric Department , DE (2020)
City of Elizabeth City, NC (2018)
City of Fort Morgan, CO (2020)
City of Grand Island, NE (2020)
City of Jackson Electric Operations, MO (2018)
City of Kinston, NC (2018)
City of Leesburg, FL (2020)
City of Lexington, NC (2019)
City of Lodi Electric Utility, CA (2018)
City of Lompoc Electric, CA (2018)
City of Mesa Energy Resources, AZ (2020)
City of Milan Department of Public Utilities, TN (2018)
City of Monroe, NC (2020)
City of St. George, UT (2020)
City of Tipp City, OH (2020)
City of Troy, AL (2019)
City of Wapakoneta, OH (2020)
Coffeyville Municipal Light & Power, KS (2018)
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, MI (2018)
Cowlitz County Public Utility District No 1, WA (2018)
Crawfordsville Electric Light and Power, IN (2020)
Denton Municipal Electric, TX (2018)
Detroit Lakes Public Utilities, MN (2020)
Douglas County PUD, WA (2018)
Edmond Electric, OK (2020)
Elk River Municipal Utilities , MN (2020)
Evansville Water and Light, WI (2018)
Gaffney Board of Public Works, SC (2020)
Garden City Electric Utilities, KS (2020)
Glendale Water and Power, CA (2018)
Grand Haven Board of Light & Power, MI (2018)
Grand River Dam Authority, OK (2019)
Groton Utilities, CT (2020)
Harlan Municipal Utilities, IA (2020)
Heber Light & Power, UT (2018)
Henderson Municipal Power and Light, KY (2020)
Hudson Light and Power Department, MA (2019)
Hurricane City Power, UT (2019)
Hutchinson Utilities Commission, MN (2020)
Idaho Falls Power, ID (2018)
Jackson Center Municipal Electric, OH (2020)
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities, KS (2018)
Kirkwood Electric Department, MO (2018)
Kissimmee Utility Authority, FL (2018)
Lebanon Utilities, IN (2019)
Macon Municipal Utilities, MO (2018)
McMinnville Electric System, TN (2018)
Modesto Irrigation District, CA (2019)
Montpelier Municipal Electric, OH (2020)
Moorhead Public Service, MN (2019)
Moreno Valley Electric Utility, CA (2019)
Mount Pleasant City Power, UT (2019)
Murfreesboro Electric Department, TN (2018)
Naperville Electric Utility, IL (2020)
Napoleon Power & Light, OH (2020)
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, AZ (2018)
New Martinsville Municipal Electric Utility, WV (2018)
Nixa Municipal Utilities, MO (2020)
Northern Wasco County People's Utility District, OR (2018)
Opelika Power Services, AL (2018)
Pasadena Water and Power, CA (2018)
Princeton Electric Plant Board, KY (2020)
Richmond Power & Light, IN (2018)
River Falls Municipal Utilities, WI (2018)
Rock Falls Electric Department, IL (2018)
Rockwood Electric Utility, TN (2020)
Rolla Municipal Utilities, MO (2019)
Springville City Electric Department, UT (2018)
St. Clairsville Electric, OH (2018)
Stillwater Electric Utility, OK (2018)
Sun Prairie Utilities, WI (2018)
Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant, MA (2018)
Town of Apex, NC (2020)
Town of Clayton, NC (2018)
Town of Smithfield, NC (2018)
Town of Tarboro, NC (2020)
Town of Wake Forest, NC (2018)
Traverse City Light & Power, MI (2018)
Truckee Donner Public Utility District, CA (2018)
Turlock Irrigation District, CA (2020)
Village of Versailles, OH (2020)
Weatherford Municipal Utility System, TX (2020)

Gold Level

Anderson Municipal Light and Power, IN (2019)
Azusa Light & Water Department, CA (2018)
Borough of Lansdale Electric Department, PA (2018)
Brainerd Public Utilities, MN (2018)
City of Fremont, NE (2018)
City of Gastonia, NC (2018)
City of Harrisonville Electric Department, MO (2018)
City of Highland, IL (2020)
City of Lumberton, NC (2018)
City of Milford Electric, DE (2020)
City of Monett, MO (2018)
City of Morganton, NC (2018)
City of Newark, DE (2020)
City of Newton, NC (2018)
City of Ottawa, KS (2018)
City of Painesville Electric Division, OH (2020)
City of Princeton, IL (2020)
City of Saint Peter, MN (2019)
City of Santa Clara, UT (2020)
City of Seaford , DE (2020)
City of Seguin, TX (2020)
City of Wellington, KS (2020)
City of Winfield, KS (2019)
Clarksville Light and Water Co., AR (2018)
Estes Park Light and Power, CO (2018)
Fort Valley Utility Commission, GA (2019)
GEUS, TX (2019)
Harriman Utility Board, TN (2020)
Harrisonburg Electric Commission, VA (2020)
Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant, MA (2020)
Hope Water & Light, AR (2018)
Ipswich Electric Light Department, MA (2019)
Kaysville, UT (2018)
Kerrville Public Utility Board, TX (2018)
Kittitas PUD No.1, WA (2018)
Lassen Municipal Utility District, CA (2020)
Lehi City Power, UT (2018)
Lenoir City Utility Board, TN (2019)
Lewes BPW, DE (2018)
Lewisburg Electric System, TN (2018)
Mansfield Municipal Electric Department, MA (2018)
McMinnville Water and Light, OR (2019)
Municipal Utilities Board of the City of Albertville, AL (2018)
New Prague Municipal Utilities, MN (2018)
Newnan Utilities, GA (2018)
Oak Harbor Public Power, OH (2018)
Orrville Utilities, OH (2018)
Paris Board of Public Utilities, TN (2018)
Plymouth Utilities, WI (2019)
Scottsboro Electric Power Board, AL (2020)
Silicon Valley Power, CA (2019)
Tell City Electric Department, IN (2020)
Town of Berlin, MD (2019)
Town of Cornelius, NC (2020)
Town of Front Royal, VA (2019)
Town of Huntersville, NC (2020)
Town of Pineville, NC (2020)
Village of Westfield Electric, NY (2018)
Washington City, UT (2019)